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Flannel Pajamas – Whiskey Cocktail Recipe

Flannel Pajamas – Whiskey Cocktail Recipe

Here we are in the new year, trying our best to eat healthy and get fit after the indulgent season of everything delicious. (I ask you, how does anyone resist never-ending plates of cookies and peppermint-flavored everything? How?!) It's #newyearnewyou time, but in the midst of resolution season, when you're not quite far enough into the year to fall off…
3 Things: What’s cookin’, good lookin’?

3 Things: What’s cookin’, good lookin’?

It's finally cold outside and the crockpot is pretty much just constantly on these days. Or, crockpots. I currently am in possession of two larger crockpots and two smaller ones and I don't think I can ever have enough. I am jealous of people who own those buffet crockpots with the three pots in one unit---they're living the dream, y'all.…
3 Things:  Christmas Cookies

3 Things: Christmas Cookies

It's cookie time, people! I've been eating a low carb diet for the better part of the last year and this Christmas - I'm eating ALL of the carbs. Everything in moderation, but I am super excited to bake cookies and to eat them Cookie Monster-style. Like, I'm pretty sure the only way to eat cookies is double fisted, amirite?…
2015 Gift Guide: Subscription Boxes

2015 Gift Guide: Subscription Boxes

Boxes full of surprises that show up randomly at your door. A dream? Nope, a subscription box! And of course, I ADORE them. I'd subscribe to each and every one I could find if my budget allowed. They're also the ultimate gift: fun to unwrap, catered to a person's loves or hobbies, multiple items inside. I'm getting excited just thinking…
2015 Gift Guide: For The Anglophile

2015 Gift Guide: For The Anglophile

Have you started your holiday shopping yet? Yeah...we haven't either. But never fear. Our 2015 Gift Guide series will help you nail every single gift on your list. If you know an Anglophile (someone fond of or who greatly admires England) or even a British expat (that's a Brit living in the States), the items on this list will surely…
2015 Gift Guide: For The Baker

2015 Gift Guide: For The Baker

Have you started your holiday shopping yet? Yeah...we haven't either. But never fear. Our 2015 Gift Guide series will help you nail every single gift on your list. If you have a baker on your list to shop for, here is my recipe for putting together a gift basket that is sure to please. THE batter bowl: Every great baking…
2015 Gift Guide: Cocktail Aficionado

2015 Gift Guide: Cocktail Aficionado

Have you started your holiday shopping yet? Yeah...we haven't either. But never fear. Our 2015 Gift Guide series will help you nail every single gift on your list. If you ask us, cocktail loving friends are some of the best friends to have. They know how to have fun, always offer you refreshments and they seem to be able to…
GlobeIn subscription box review

GlobeIn subscription box review

It’s no secret that we heart this hearts subscription boxes. But really, who doesn’t? A box of surprises dropped on your doorstep, valued at more than what you paid for it? Duh. But when said box can give back too, that’s when the love is TRULY felt. Enter GlobeIn. GlobeIn curates theme boxes that bring the world directly to you.…
The World’s Best Mayo Free Potato Salad Recipe

The World’s Best Mayo Free Potato Salad Recipe

Bold claim, but one bite and we think you'll agree! Between picnics and barbecues, potato salad is pretty much ubiquitous during summer. Traditional potato salads are mayo-based, but I think sometimes keeping things simple really is the best way. Nothing against mayo, but mayo-free versions give other flavors a chance to shine. This potato salad has a bright acidic tang…
It’s sweet to do what you love: My #SkinnyCowSecret

It’s sweet to do what you love: My #SkinnyCowSecret

I used to end every night with a book. I'd wash my face, apply my multiple potions, grab whatever book I was currently reading and get at least an hour in before calling it a night. But as life gets busier, and I get increasingly more exhausted from it, I find I can't do that anymore. Because within minutes of…